Americans and their children will lose to China unless they get help from immigrants, says Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT).
“If you look at our ability to try to keep up with the rise of China, there’s no way to do that — unless you continue to bring to America the smartest, best, hardworking people from all around the world,” Murphy said in an August 1 conversation staged by the establishment influence group, the Bipartisan Policy Center.
“We’ve found common ground tonight,” responded Murphy’s stage partner, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), a Republican senator who is retiring this year:
I think Republicans as a rule, and certainly, I am, [are] very interested in expanding legal immigration. And, in fact, when we try to do that